To enable students to gain as much stage experience as possible, the Dance programme has formed its own ensemble: the Young KC Dance Company. Students from other national and international courses are also able to join the company by doing an audition.

In addition to daily lessons, the company’s annual programme includes:

  • the Young Talent Project, the annual joint production with the Nederlands Dans Theater;
  • a series of performances in theatres and other venues in the Netherlands and abroad, with repertoire including romantic ballets like Giselle, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, neo-classical ballets by Balanchine and Robbins, as well as ballets by Hans van Manen, Jiři Kylian, Nils Christe, Johan Inger, Crystal Pite, Jiři Pokorny, Paul Lightfoot & Sol Leon, Lukas Timulak, Maurice Causey and others;
  • Studio presentations and end-of-year performances by students of the Dance programme in the Royal Conservatoire’s own theatre, the Kees van Baarenzaal.

In addition to this intensive programme of performances, the curriculum also includes lessons in Pilates, body conditioning and yoga, as well as coaching in preparing for auditions and career planning.
Students who join the Young KC Dance Company from other programmes receive an Artist’s Certificate Dance.

In 2020, the Royal Conservatoire, including the Dance department, will be moving to the new Education and Culture Complex in The Hague, which will also house the Nederlands Dans Theater and the Residentie Orkest.

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Teachers

Specifications

Language

English

Degree

Artist’s Certificate Dance

Tuition fee

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Duration

1 year

Director

Jan Linkens

Related studies

Auditions & Application

Separate auditions are held for the Young KC Dance Company. This year’s audition is on 16 April 2019.

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